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Greek Beef Salad

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Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Preparation facts

Yield: 4 servings


1 lb beef top round steak, cut 1 inch thick

6 cups torn romaine lettuce

1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced

1/2 small red onion, cut into thin wedges

2 Tbs crumbled feta cheese

8 Greek or ripe olives (optional)

2 pita breads, toasted, cut into wedges


2/3 cup fresh lemon juice

1/3 cup olive oil

2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp each salt and pepper


Whisk marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 1/2 of marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Reserve remaining marinade.

Remove steak; discard marinade. Place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 17 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning once. Remove; let stand 10 minutes. Carve into thin slices.

Combine beef, lettuce, cucumber and onion in large bowl. Add reserved marinade; toss. Sprinkle with cheese and olives. Serve with pita wedges.

To grill, place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare, turning occasionally.

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 600
Calories from Fat 394 (66%)
% Daily Value*
68%Total Fat 44g
60%Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 22.9g
26%Cholesterol 77mg
27%Sodium 643mg
22%Potassium 766mg
9%Total Carbohydrate 27g
21%Dietary Fiber 5.2g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
54%Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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